1284 Search Results for jiu jitsu

May 21, 2016 1:28 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan says Gabi Garcia is ‘clearly taking male hormones’

Gabi Garcia is currently 2-0 in professional MMA with both of her fights taking place in Rizin FF. Garcia, who fights in the light heavyweight division at 205 pounds has finished both of her fights, one coming by TKO and one by submission. Garcia established herself in the world of competitive sport jiu-jitsu winning multiple...

May 21, 2016 10:51 am

BJ Penn on FLOGRAPPLING’s ‘America’s Most Successful Black Belt of All Time’

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn got his nickname early on in his martial arts career and for good reason. Our namesake was the first non-Brazilian to win gold at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships back in 2000, which catapulted his career in mixed martial arts. Penn then went on to achieve great accolades in the world of...

May 13, 2016 11:27 am

#FBF 2002 Joe Rogan featured on the cover of Black Belt Magazine

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is no slouch when it comes to participating in martial arts. Rogan is a taekwondo and Brazilan jiu-jitsu black belt and is very knowledgeable in mixed martial arts, which makes him a great commentator for the UFC. Check out Rogan featured on the cover of Black Belt Magazine back in...

May 12, 2016 8:53 am

Jose Aldo’s interesting analysis of UFC 198

On Saturday, UFC 198 hits Curitiba, Brazil. On the highly anticipated card, quite a few Brazilian MMA legends will fight in front of Brazilian fans. With that being said however, former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo believes that Cris Cyborg and Fabricio Werdum are the only Brazilian fighters he is confident will win. Unfortunately, former...

May 10, 2016 12:38 pm

VIDEO | The power of 45,000 Werdums – UFC 198 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

Check out your favorite fighters from UFC 198 as the UFC takes you beyond the Octagon. From the UFC video descrption: On Episode 1 of UFC 198 Embedded, UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum lunches with Beto Richa, the governor of Parana, and trades jiu-jitsu pointers with former light heavyweight champion Shogun Rua. Werdum’s opponent Stipe...

May 10, 2016 10:54 am

Carlos Condit is a white belt?

It is really hard to believe that Carlos Condit is a white belt, according to traditional Brazilian jiu-jitsu technical skills in the gi. With 13 submissions on his record, “The Natural Born Killer” has never trained in the gi, until now. Condit posted a statement on his Facebook page addressing his journey into the world...

May 7, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo and Michelle Tavares grappling

With UFC 200 rapidly approaching on July 9th, training camps are in full swing for the event. On the Pay-Per View portion of the card, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will be competing for the interim featherweight championship, with the winner facing Conor McGregor for the undisputed featherweight championship at a later date. The pair...

May 5, 2016 8:35 am

VIDEO | #TBT Joe Rogan beats up social media challenger

UFC commentator Joe Rogan may not fight inside the Octagon, however by now many fans know that Rogan is an experienced martial artist. In addition to holding a 10th Planet JiuJitsu black belt under Eddie Bravo, Rogan was an accomplished TaeKwonDo practitioner for many many years. Back in 2006, a MySpace user showed up to...

May 4, 2016 10:35 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan explains why MMA should have no gloves or wrist taping

UFC color commentator and well-versed martial artist Joe Rogan feels that MMA should not have any gloves or wrist taping for competition. Why? Rogan feels that the sport would actually be safer without them. Rogan spoke about the subject on his podcast recently with guest Steve Maxell who is an American fitness coach, physical educator,...

May 4, 2016 9:19 am

PHOTO | Hilarious ‘UFC 200: Jones vs. Cormier II’ poster

At UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship. While Cormier is going into the bout the champion, Jones has opened as the betting favorite in opening betting lines given his dominance in the past, and in the pair’s first fight. In the photo...

May 1, 2016 7:45 am

Video | Keanu Reeves trains BJJ for “John Wick” movie

In preparation for the action movie “John Wick”, famous Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves decided to take in some jiu-jitsu and judo training. Reeves spent over 4 months in the gym preparing for the film and even dawned a Gi during his mixed martial arts training. Check out the above video which showcases some of the...

Apr 26, 2016 8:21 pm

‘Harry Potter’ actor to pursue MMA

It’s not every day that an actor takes their talents from the big screen to the cage, however that’s exactly what ‘Harry Potter’ actor Josh Herdman plans to do. Herdman, who played Gregory Goyle in all 8 of the Harry Potter movies had his first MMA fight recently, which he won. Herdman, who is 28...

Apr 26, 2016 2:43 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz poses with street art portrait of himself in Stockton

It sounds like Nate Diaz will not be fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 200. Diaz tweeted late on Monday that he was taking off for vacation and made it clear in the press conference on Friday that he was only set on fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 200. Diaz is still riding on the wave...

Apr 16, 2016 9:49 am

Rafael dos Anjos predicts how he will finish Eddie Alvarez

On July 7th on UFC Fight Pass, Rafael dos Anjos will fight Eddie Alvarez in a lightweight title fight. The fight will be dos Anjos’ first back in the Octagon after he was forced to withdraw from his UFC 196 title defense against Conor McGregor back in March. While dos Anjos believes that Alvarez will...

Apr 16, 2016 9:29 am

Rafael dos Anjos gives thoughts on matchup with Eddie Alvarez

After Rafael dos Anjos’ trainer posted a video of the lightweight champ training following a broken foot, there was much speculation as to when RDA would return to the Octagon. The UFC wasted no time announcing dos Anjos vs. Alvarez for a July 7th event on UFC Fight Pass. dos Anjos spoke to UFC Brazil...